MCW816 - Web Page Design Level III

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Subject Title
Web Page Design Level III

Subject Description
Learn advanced HTML5 markup and push the boundaries of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). This course focuses on advanced layout with CSS. Attention will be paid to positioning, the box model, and creating customizable and reusable styles to enhance your web site.

Credit Status
Participating students who attend at least 70% of the scheduled class(es) receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use advanced markup.
2. Use CSS for advanced page layout.
3. Manipulate the structure of page elements including width/height and alignment.
4. Build and use custom styles and id's for reusable page elements and advanced CSS techniques.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Topic Outline

  • Advanced markup including div and span
  • Advanced CSS text styles
  • Manipulation width, height, margin, padding, and border with the box model
  • Floating page elements
  • Custom style creation for reusable page elements
  • Styling of id references
  • Accessibility and browser considerations

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer. Additional modes of instruction will include class discussion, lecture and question and answer period. 

Prescribed Texts
The student should have material from MCW803 or MCW805:
HTML & CSS Visual Quickstart Guide 8th. Ed.
(Pearson Ed.)

Reference Material
USB Flash Drive 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
There is no formal testing or process to evaluate the students understanding. It is up to the student to evaluate his/her own progress. Students must attend 70% of the class(es) to receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

Approved by: Denis Gravelle